Registered Respiratory Therapist

Catholic Health Initiative Little Rock , AR 72215

Posted 6 days ago

Facility: CHI St Vincent Infirmary

Location: Little Rock, AR

Department: Respiratory / Pulmonary

Job Type: Full time

Shift: Nights 7p-7a

Incentives: competitive base pay, shift diff (offered for nights & weekends)

Our patients breathe easy when it comes to respiratory care. Our Respiratory Therapists are highly trained when it comes to performing specialized respiratory care including ventilator management, nebulizer treatment, chest PT, drawing arterial blood gases, oxygen therapies, external ventilation support and some pulmonary function assessments.

If you're passionate about respiratory care, it's time to join our established team of RRTs at CHI St Vincent's Infirmary! Apply today to learn more about this amazing opportunity!

What you'll do:

  • Assess and evaluate of the appropriateness and effectiveness of therapy based on patient's age, cognitive and physical abilities, and/or developmental needs

  • Make recommendations for changes in specific modes of therapy

  • Educates patients and arranges home respiratory care services and patient therapy follow-up assessments using language and materials appropriate for age, cognitive and physical abilities, and/or developmental needs

  • Assumes responsibility for personal and professional growth through participation in department meetings, in-service programs and continuing education programs

  • Maintains established department policies, procedures and objectives, concerning quality assurance, safety, environmental conditions and infection control

Requirements:

Education: Graduate of an accredited Registry School of Respiratory Therapy with minimum of Associates of Science Degree.

Bachelor of Science Degree preferred. Successful completion of the NBRC examination for Registered Respiratory Therapist. A new graduate must successfully pass the CRT exam prior to employment as an RRT, then pass both RRT exams within three months of employment to continue employment as an RRT. Possess current Arkansas State License for Respiratory Care Practitioners.

Experience: Minimum required for registry exam.

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Additional Information

  • Requisition ID: 2019-R0249911

  • Schedule: Full-time

  • Shift: Night Job

  • Market: CHI Saint Joseph Health

About Us

We are excited to share that CHI was named as one of America's Best Employers 2019, by Forbes. Click here to learn more.

Chances are, you're here because you're looking for a career offering greater opportunity, challenge and fulfillment. We're confident you'll find all three at CHI.

As one of the nation's largest nonprofit health systems, we offer a wealth of careers across more than 101 hospitals in 18 states. Our faith-based health system welcomes you to share in our mission of building healthier communities, whether as a surgeon in the operating room or an administrator in a conference room. When you work in a supportive environment with like-minded professionals, wonderful things happen. Learn More

Equal Opportunity Employment

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